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Petrol reduced by Rs 5 and diesel by Rs 2.50 in Maharashtra; Fadnavis thanks Centre

 

CM Devendra Fadnavis (Photo by: Abhishek Thakare)

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis thanked Union Minister Arun Jaitely on Thursday for reducing petrol and diesel prices in Maharashtra by Rs 2.50 each. Maharashtra state government further announced a cut on petrol price by Rs 2.50 by making petrol cheaper by a total of Rs 5. Similarly, Gujarat government too slashed petrol and diesel prices by Rs 2.50 each.

Jaitley had earlier said that the central government would be writing to all state governments to slash petrol and diesel prices by a further Rs 2.50 by cutting sales tax or value added tax (VAT).

Also read: Petrol price touches Rs 90.11 in Maharashtra; sets a new record in India

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis tweeted, Thank you Hon PM ?@narendramodi ji and Union Minister ?@arunjaitley ji for reducing ₹2.50/litre on both Diesel and Petrol. This will give huge relief to common citizens.

He further wrote, Maharashtra Government also decided to give additional relief of Rs 2.5/litre on petrol to give total benefit of Rs 5/litre in the State of Maharashtra.

Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani too wrote on twitter, Finance Minister Sh @arunjaitley Ji has announced Rs 2.5 cuts in petrol & diesel prices, reciprocating positively to FMs announcement, the Govt Of Gujarat has also decided to reduce Rs 2.50 on both petrol & diesel. Thus petrol & diesel wd be Rs. 5 cheaper in the State of Gujarat.

 

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Nitin Gadkari graces screening of ‘Me Vasantrao’ at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari graced the special screening of Marathi movie ‘Me Vasantrao’ – a movie based on the life of Hindustani classical singer and violinist Vasantrao Deshpande.

The screening was held at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur on Sunday evening in the presence family members, friends and the cast of the movie.

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Mayor Dayashankari Tiwari kicks off polio drive in Nagpur

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Nagpur Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari, on Sunday, launched Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) door-to-door polio campaign drive. He, along with Deputy Mayor Manisha Dhawade visited Rognidan Centre in Mahal, Nagpur and inaugurated the campaign by giving polio drops to a toddler.
As per NMC officials, ten Zonal Medical Officers and Ten Health inspectors would visit every house in their respective zones, in order to vaccinate children between the ages of zero-five to immune them against polio.
NMC had recognised Sunday as the official day for polio vaccination. Under Polio Ravivar, they plan to vaccinate more than three lakh kids in Nagpur. They also urged Nagpurkars to vaccinate their children at pulse Polio Booths near their homes from 8 am- 5 pm, on Sunday.
NMC Standing Committee Chief, Corporator Vijay Zalke spoke to Nation Next regarding this campaign and said, This year’s polio drive is going to be bigger than last year. We are planning to vaccinate around 3- 3.15 lakh kids. NMC is bearing the cost of infrastructure and execution. The state government provided us with the doses.
He further stated that there were special teams to vaccinate the homeless during night. ?When it comes to the health of Nagpurkars, money is not a factor we should think about, said Zalke when asked about NMC’s current financial crunch.
As per Zalke, vaccination facility would also be available in slums,, factory areas and other outskirts of Nagpur.

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Congress legislator caught watching porn in Karnataka Assembly

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Congress leader Prakash Rathod, on Friday, was caught on camera while allegedly scrolling through few adult content clips in the State Assembly. This turned out to be a huge embarrassment for both, Congress and Rathod as regional channels aired the video, in which he was ?caught in the act.
The MLC member was present in the house during the proceedings of the legislative council. While the house was in session, Rathod was watching adult content on his smartphone.
However, he threw these charges under the bus and said, I was looking for materials for a question I wanted to ask the government in question hour.
?When I was looking for question material, I deleted too many messages as my phone storage was full. What the media has shown or seen, I don’t know. I would never do such things or see such things, he added.
This was not the first time in Karnataka that such an incident had happened. Back in 2012, three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers were caught on camera allegedly watching adult content in the State Assembly. Following the scandal, they resigned from the state government due to public embarrassment.

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